Private 2-Day Chengdu Sightseeing Tour: City Highlights, Panda, Leshan Buddha

There are so many things to see in Chengdu, and it can be hard for first-time visitors to know where to start. Take the guesswork out of the sightseeing process on this private 2-day tour of the city, which includes guided visits to must-see attractions like Leshan Giant Buddha, Wuhou Temple, Kuanzhai Alley, Wenshu Temple and the panda bears. This all-inclusive tour includes all entrance fees, lunch, transportation, and of course a private guide to provide information and take you through Chengdu. A choice of upgrading your tour option with VIP seating to a Mask Changing Show upon booking.

per adult from

$541

NZD

Duration

2 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Lunch
    • Bottled water
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Boat Ride at Leshan Buddha
    • Entry/Admission - Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi)
    • Entry/Admission - Wenshu Yuan Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Wuhou Memorial Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Kuanzhai Alley
    • Entry/Admission - Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo)
    • Entry/Admission - Lingyun Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Wuyou Temple
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Accommodation

  • Day 1: Panda Breeding Base- City Highlights(L)

    Stop At: Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi), No.1375 Xiongmao Avenue the Outside Northern Third Ring Road, Chenghua District, Chengdu 610081 China
    Meet up at the lobby of your Chengdu Downtown hotel in the morning, greeting by your knowledgeable and friendly personal guide then transferred by an air-conditioned vehicle to Giant Panda Breeding Base.

    Upon arrival, spend some leisure time to see the Giant pandas including new born babies, teenagers and adult pandas. Learn about the different stages of panda’s life from infancy to adulthood. Visit the research laboratory, the museum, the panda playground, the animal hospital, and the facility's beautiful lake. You can take photos these enchanting and endangered creatures as they relax in their natural environment.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Wenshu Yuan Monastery, No.66 Wenshuyuan Street, Qingyang District, Chengdu 610017 China
    Afterwards, heading back to city, on the way your tour guide will introduce several landmarks, shopping area and things to do in Chengdu City, discuss with your guide then decide the places you want to go.

    Typically you will visit to Wenshu Yuan Monastery.

    Wenshu yuan Monastery is the best-preserved Buddhist temple in the city with hundreds of bronze, wooden and stone statues, and Buddhist relics. Since the Tang (618-907) dynasties, over 500 pieces of painting and calligraphy by celebrities have been stored here.

    Stroll around the courtyard with your tour guide, get to know about the Buddhism in China, see how locals pray here with incense. Admire different culture relics and explore its exquisite garden and solemn halls.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Wuhou Memorial Temple, No.231 Wuhou Temple Street, Chengdu 610041 China
    Then, move on to the Wuhou Memorial Temple which was built in the 6th century in memory of the Emperor Liu Bei and the Prime Minister Zhuge Liang of the Shu Kingdom.

    Follow your tour guide to explore important buildings including: the Temple of Liu Bei, the Temple of Zhuge Liang and Sanyi Temple, and the Tomb of Liubei.

    Get to know the histories and stories behind.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Kuanzhai Alley, East of Tongren Road, west of Changshun Street, Qingyang District, Chengdu 610015 China
    Continue your visit to Kuanzhai Alley which is a popular entertainment and nightlife block, with traditional Chinese style buildings,

    Follow your tour guide, explore the area and get to know Chengdu's folk culture, local life. Then, check out the Well Allay which shows the new life of Chengdu people, as well as the most open, most diverse, and most dynamic zone in the area.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Chengdu Renmin Park, No.12 Shaocheng Road, Qingyang District, Chengdu 610015 China
    Enjoy delicious Sichuan hot pot in the local restaurant, then stroll around Chengdu Renmin Park, here is the best place to experience the local life, join the locals dancing, singing, sit down and enjoy the local tea to enjoy the Chengdu's relax life.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Songxianqiao Curio Art City, 24 Huan Hua Bei Lu, Qing Yang Gong Shang Quan, Qingyang Qu, Chengdu Shi, Sichuan Sheng, China, 610072
    If you have been to these places before, and want to do something different, just feel free to discuss with your tour guide. Other sites in city you may interested to go:

    Jinli Pedestrian Street, once was one of the busiest commercial streets during the Shu Kingdom (221-263). Today, you can find boutique shops, modern bards and restaurants, and all types of local snacks.

    *Chengdu Museum
    *QingYang Palace
    *Sichuan Museum
    *Songxianqiao Curio City

    You can also choose to visit a local fresh market, or park, or massage.

    After the tour finished, you will be transferred to your hotel in Chengdu.

    Pass By: Shu Feng Ya Yun Sichuan Opera, Qintai Road, Chengdu 610072 China
    You can choose to add the option to enjoy amazing Sichuan Opera with transfer for this tour, you will then heading to Shuanglin Feng Ya Yun Sichuan Opera. Where you will enjoy 1 hour amazing Sichuan Opera.

    Enjoy tea offered by the theater and admire top three distinct featured performances: Changing Faces, Fire Spitting, Rolling Light and other interesting shows:

    Sichuan Opera, it is one the unique part of Sichuanese culture. Sichuan Opera has become of the most treasure and enjoyed aspects of China, it has a long history and countless plays and a rich and unique means of utilizing music and performance on the stage.


    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Chengdu-Leshan Giant Buddha(L)

    Stop At: Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo), No.2435 Lingyun Street, Shizhong District, Leshan 614000 China
    Meet up at the lobby of your Chengdu Downtown hotel in the morning, greeting by your knowledgeable and friendly personal guide then transferred by an air-conditioned vehicle to Leshan Giant Buddha(approx.2.5 hours), relax on the way and enjoy beautiful countryside view.

    As the UNESCO Sites, construction of the Leshan Buddha, begun in the year 713 in the Tang Dynasty, and finished in the year 803, the statue took people more than 90 years to carve. During these years, thousands of workers had expended their efforts and wisdom on the project. As the biggest carved stone Buddha in the world, the Giant Buddha is featured in poetry, song and story.

    Follow your tour guide to explore the whole area, you will view Buddha from different view.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Lingyun Temple, On the Mountain of Lingyun, Center District, Leshan 614000 China
    Your first stop is the Lingyun Temple which located behind the Grand Buddha’s head. Marvel at the elaborate construction of the Buddha's coiled hair, which is made up of around 1,020 twisted buns. Walk inside and marvel at the intricate sculptures and wall designs of the temple. Then absorb panoramic views of three rivers converging prettily below.

    Then, follow your guide walk down approximately 30 minutes toward the left side of the Grand Buddha. When you reach the bottom, gasp at the 233-foot (71-meter) height of the largest carved Buddha in the entire world and capture fantastic photographs of the sacred site.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Wuyou Temple, Wuyou Mountain, Center District, Leshan 614000 China
    Next, explore the right side of the Buddha to discover the Wuyou Temple which contains an abundance of terra-cotta sculptures and calligraphic paintings.

    Stroll around the temple with your tour guide, learn more information about the Buddhism.

    If the line to Wuyou Temple too long, you will take a river cruise for the panoramic view of Giant Buddha instead.

    Enjoy lunch in the local restaurant, after the tour you will be transferred to your hotel in Chengdu.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick you up from your hotel in Chengdu ,please provide your hotel details when make booking
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Unique Beijing Tours

Activity ID: V-19099P382

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